6 QUEENS CENTERS FOR PROGRESS SUMMER OF ’69 GALA
QCP Shoots for the Moon and Promotes
a Loving Environment for 69 Years
Since 1950, when QCP was founded by parents whose children had
cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities, QCP has grown to
become a major provider of services for people with developmental
disabilities in Queens.
QCP’s focus is getting people we serve out into the community either at
volunteer sites or community-based employment. QCP’s Supported Employment Program finds jobs in
settings such as department stores, supermarkets, and offices. Our Day Services Program helps the
individuals work on skills that enable them to be more independent at home and in the community. The
QCP Children’s Center provides intensive training in cognitive, motor, socialization and communication
skills necessary to mainstream the children into public schools.
QCP invites you to look back at the “Summer of ’69” and celebrate with us the spirit of the era, and the
accomplishments of four outstanding individuals in our community. This year, we are honored to
recognize Douglas J. Meyer, Senior Vice President, Bank Leumi; Francine Salomon, President, J.F.A.
Insurance Brokerage & Associates, Inc.; Nancy Vargas, CEO, DH2 Chauffeured Transportation; and
David I. Weprin, Assemblyman, Assembly District 24.
We are very pleased to honor Douglas, Francine, Nancy, and David for their
ongoing support, dedication and service to the communities in which they live
and work and we are grateful for their support and this opportunity to honor
Proceeds from the evening will help QCP continue to offer a variety of programs
and services to over 1,300 individuals and their families on a daily basis. It is
through our comprehensive programs, we are able to promote the
independence of the people we serve and provide them with the resources they
need to make the most of their talents, abilities and interests, which allow them
to reach their fullest potential.
QCP Children and Adult Programs: